Isaac Asimov's Super Quiz

Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.

Subject: COMPOUND WORDS

Use the clue to determine the compound word. (e.g., Bunk + chamber. Answer: Bedroom.)

FRESHMAN LEVEL

1. Dwelling + ship

Answer________

2. Downpour + knot

Answer________

3. Pekoe + mug

Answer________

GRADUATE LEVEL

4. Dirt + mansion

Answer________

5. Instrument + carton

Answer________

6. Dark + lumber

Answer________

PH.D. LEVEL

7. Taper + branch

Answer________

8. Sneaker + twine

Answer________

9. Acreage + woman

Answer________

ANSWERS: 1. Houseboat. 2. Rainbow. 3. Teacup. 4. Sandcastle. 5. Toolbox. 6. Blackboard. 7. Candlestick. 8. Shoestring. 9. Landlady.

SCORING:

18 points - congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points - honors graduate; 10 to 14 points - you're plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points - you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points - enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points - who reads the questions to you?

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